Grade 8 Geography

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 Global Inequalities: Economic Development and Quality of Life

Global Settlement: Patterns and Sustainability

Physical environment influence locations and patterns of human settlement - an online presentation

Sea Level Rise and Coastal Flooding Impacts Viewer - Being able to visualize potential impacts from sea level rise is a powerful teaching and planning tool, and the Sea Level Rise Viewer brings this capability to coastal communities. A slider bar is used to show how various levels of sea level rise will impact coastal communities.

How Sustainable Communities Work - from How Stuff Works

5 Green Cities of the Future - from How Stuff Works

InfoNation is an easy-to-use, two-step database that allows you to view and compare the most up-to-date statistical data for the Member States of the United Nations. 

Atlapedia Online
- contains full color physical and political maps as well as key facts and statistics on countries of the world.

Nations Online: "a gateway to countries of the world"

Gesource - World Guide

CIA World Factbook

Atlas of Canada    (version franšaise)

Canadian International Development Agency (C.I.D.A.)        (version franšaise)

Population and Human Well Being   from the World Resources Institute

Communities
York Region Official Plan

Statistical Profiles of Canadian Communities - Information is provided on education, income and work, families and dwellings, births and deaths, general population information, and health information

 

Global Inequalities: Economic Development and Quality of Life

Investor Words - a comprehensive glossary of economic terms

International Trade Statistics from StatsCan       (version franšaise)

Canada's Major Trading Partners - from the WritingDen - reading comprehension and writing skills based on this topic

InfoNation is an easy-to-use, two-step database that allows you to view and compare the most up-to-date statistical data for the Member States of the United Nations.

N.A.F.T.A. - Department of Foreign Affairs and International Trade     (version franšaise)

The European Union at a Glance


Migration

Immigrant Voices - one of "Canada's Digital Collections" - an historical overview of immigration to Canada from 1867 to present - French and English

Immigrant population  by place of birth and period of immigration, 2001 Census, Statistics Canada

Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms    (version franšaise)

How to Become a Canadian Citizen - from Citizenship and Immigration Canada   (version franšaise)

Citizenship and Immigration Canada     English and French

International Organization for Migration  

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